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The film deals with an educated and modern young woman, Wei Ming (Ruan Lingyu), living in 1920s Shanghai. As the film begins, Wei Ming is working as a music teacher for a school, even as she harbors dreams of becoming a writer.
This was an intensely disturbing film. It's the 'headlines' that emerge from her mouth at the end that are most unsettling.